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Welcome to Thompson Cancer Survival Center

We are more than a world class cancer center. We are a cancer survival center, where leading cancer specialists use the most advanced technologies to achieve breakthrough successes in treating many types of cancer. Our physicians are supported by a team of patient navigators, dietitians, genetics counselors, clinical trial specialists, physicists, pharmacists, therapists, technologists, oncology nurses, social workers, and counselors are here to treat and beat cancer. In addition to the original downtown Knoxville location, Thompson facilities are located in West Knoxville, Oak Ridge, and Sevierville.

For more information about the Thompson Cancer Survival Center, call (865) 331-1678.

For physician referral, call (865) 374-8272. 

This facility complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Click here to learn more.

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The cutting-edge programs offered at Thompson Cancer Survival Center constantly adapt to meet the needs of our community and to align with technological advances in the medical field.

For a full listing of our services, please visit our services page.

Patient Resources

Patients are the most important people at Thompson Cancer Survival Center. Use the quick links below to conveniently access your information, register for a class or event, or find a physician.

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Locations

Visit this page to get information about all of Thompson Cancer Survival Center’s locations around the region.

Thompson Cancer Survival Center News

  • National Healthcare Decision Day: The Importance of Advance Directives

      April 16 is National Healthcare Decision day, so we sat down with palliative care physician B. David Wooten, MD of Covenant HomeCare and Hospice to learn about advance directives.   What is an advance directive?  An advance directive is a document that gives direction to your wishes about medical care in the event of any […]

  • Subway Race Against Cancer 2017

    Join us on Sunday, November 12 for the 2017 Subway Race Against Cancer! This 5k walk or run event raises funds for Thompson Cancer Survival Center’s Cancer Outreach Services program, which provides free cancer education and screenings to thousands of under-served and under-insured community members every year.  Over the last 23 years, this race has […]

  • Beautifully Broken

    The sun is covered by clouds, and the day is gray. There will be complaints about the rain, but not from Angelia Smith. That’s because Smith, 43, knows about a different kind of clouds, the kind that don’t cover the sky, but envelop a woman’s heart and mind when she is diagnosed with breast cancer. […]

  • Covenant Health Foundations Sponsor Fall Seminars on Tax Law and Investing

    National leaders are discussing the way people and businesses are taxed, and many ideas are being considered. The Covenant Health Office of Philanthropy and Covenant Health Foundations have been presenting a series of educational seminars on “How Proposed Tax Law Changes Can Impact You and How to Make Smarter Investments during Uncertain Times.” The seminars […]

  • A New Perspective

    On any given day, you’ll find cancer patients and survivors who have found hope and help at Thompson Comprehensive Breast Center.

  • Thompson’s Terrific Tuesdays

    Busy schedules can make it difficult to schedule your annual mammogram. Thompson Comprehensive Breast Center wants to help! We will be staying open late on the following dates throughout the summer to offer you more convenient appointment times:  June 27 July 11 July 25 August 8 October 10 The last appointment will be scheduled at […]

  • Clinical trials participant hopes to help future cancer patients.

    To Help Someone Else  During a breast self-exam, Wanda Blackburn detected a lump. She wasn’t shocked or afraid, her heart didn’t skip a beat and she didn’t cry. There was no strong family history of breast cancer and Blackburn felt okay.   She went on about her life without giving it much thought until she […]

  • Forbes names Covenant Health one of ‘America’s Best Employers’

    Covenant Health has again been named one of “America’s Best Employers” by Forbes magazine and is  the highest-ranking Tennessee organization to receive the designation this year. Only seven Tennessee firms made the list of 500 top large companies. Covenant Health was ranked 38th on the list this year, the health system’s second year to be […]

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